In this video, I read the dedication to Leonard Wolf's Yiddish translation of Winnie-the-Pooh (by A.A. Milne). This is one of four videos comprising the book's dedication and entire first chapter. Topic: yiddish
Description of trip to the Veneto region of Italy in May 2011. Specifically, landing in Venice, traveling to ancestral village of Falcade in the Province of Belluno, and traveling in Treviso and Bolzano. We will speak in Falcadino, the language we learned as children in San Francisco from our parents and grandparents; we learned Falcadino as our first language" along with English. Joanne will also read some proverbs in the dialect of the Veneto. Topics: italian, falcadino speech, songs and proverbs
Record-a-thon participants sing Yiddish folks, with Gerry Tenney on guitar. This is part 1 of a two-part recording. Part 2 is available at http://archive.org/details/jewishdiasporarecordathon_gantse.grupe_005 Topics: yiddish, yidish, songs, music, folk songs, chorus
Oscar reads a poem that his father used to read to him as a child (from Yosl Kotler's "Muntergang"), and sings a song that his mother used to sing. Topics: yiddish, yidish, oscar berland, poem, poetry, yosl kotler, yosel cutler, muntergang, song, music,...
Sandy and trio have a little talk in Esperanto about some of their travels, using Esperanto, around the world. Topics: Esperanto, International Language, travel, conversation, travelogue, epo, non-native speaker,...
Taira, Anda, and Laimonis give a brief recap, in English, of their conversation about Latvian theater, clothing, and the Ventspils dialect. See original recording, in Latvian, at the following URL: archive.org/details/latvianrecordathon_taira_anda_laimonis_001 Topics: latvian, latvia, theater, art, performance, clothing, costume, dress, ventspils, dialects
Una, Meldra, and their daughters talk in Latvian about the Latvian alphabet, and demo a related iPad app. Topics: latvian, latvia, alphabet, spelling, sounds, letters, language, basics, ipad, application
Record-a-thon participants sing Yiddish folks, with Gerry Tenney on guitar. This is part 2 of a two-part recording. Part 1 is available at http://archive.org/details/jewishdiasporarecordathon_gantse.grupe_004 Topics: yiddish, yidish, songs, music, folk songs, chorus
(I look terrible, nevertheless...) I speak in Esperanto, The International Language, for less than 3 minutes, showing the covers and a sample page from 6 books for children in Esperanto. Topics: Esperanto, International Language, children's books, tired